National Geographic : 1946 Apr
On a Freezing Morning near Khyber Pass, Moslem Scholars Memorize and Chant Their Lessons for All Outdoors toHear Bookrests take the place of desks. Boys and girls are taught together until they reach 10 to 12 years. Past the class flows the pageant ofAsia-the far-famed caravans of the Khyber Pass. Whitewashed barrels (left) curb the traffic.